There comes a time in every premed student's life when they are resigned to begin studying for the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). With the arrival of my 23-pound seven book set of prep materials from Kaplan this past summer, I took another step in my journey towards medical school. For those familiar with the… Continue reading My MCAT Plan of Attack
From time to time, I've been known to rant about how ridiculously long the winter breaks are at Wesleyan University. Students are released from the stresses of English essays and neuroscience exams for a total of 40 days. In past winter breaks, my friends have accomplished such great feats as finishing the entire Friends series, re-reading all seven Harry… Continue reading Six Weeks of Darkness
Just a few minutes ago, I finished moving into the room where I'll be spending the next nine months of my existence. It's a single in the Community Service House, one of the several program houses at Wesleyan. In the interest of brevity, here's a pros and cons list of my new living situation.Pros:No roommate… Continue reading New Digs: My Sophomore Bachelor Pad
A few hours before the start of the new year, I always go about reviewing the previous year and determining the best moments of each month. Although 2013 surely wasn't the greatest year I've lived so far, it's shown me the possibilities that lie in my future. I've discovered, I think, that I want to… Continue reading My Year in Review
Today, like each Friday before my high school goes on break, I dress up as Jew Santa, a holiday character, and give out cards to students and teachers. It started freshmen year as a joke and grew into so much more. From Jew Santa and me [are we the same person? No one knows] please have… Continue reading Happy Holidays!